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Loyd E. Dighero

August 13, 1924 — October 18, 2011

Loyd Eugene Dighero,87, passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2011 ath the Galacia Heart Hospital in Wichita, Ks.

Services will be held on Monday, October 24, at 10:00 A.M., at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home. The family will receive friends prior to service time.

Graveside services and interment will be held at the National Cemetery, Fort Scott, KS, at 2:30 PM.

Loyd was born August 13, 1924, in Liberal, MO to Mable Clare (Spurling) and John Dominic Dighero. The fifth child of seven.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Johnie, Dean, and Herb Dighero; Two sisters, Mary Morrow and Margie Metcalf; his first wife of 50 years, Blanche I. Jennings Dighero on February 19, 1993. and second wife Aileen E. Jordan Butler Dighero on August 24, 2007.

Loyd is survived by his brother, George Dighero, Lamar, MO, a daughter, Linda Luzier (Bill), Newton, KS; two grandchildren, Butch Luzier (Tina), Heston,KS, Sarah Monaghen (Sean), Newton, KS; five great-grandchildren.

Loyd was a small business man in Fort Scott, KS, having owned two service stations, before becoming a member of Fort Scott Fire Department. He was also employed by the Coca Cola Bottling Company.

Loyd was a member of the Lions Club; Masonic Lodge in Fort Scott; Fort Scott Scottish Rite; Mirza Shrine Temple in Pittsburgh, KS. Loyd also made his home in Newton where he spent many years and was employed by the Newton School District. He also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, and friends. Loyd's love of life and people brought much joy to those who had the pleasure of knowing him. Whether it was his business associates, hunting buddies, or just watching football with family and friends. He loved it all.

In lieu of flowers a memorial has been made in his name to the Transportation Fund of Mirza Shrine of Pittsburg, Ks., contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, Ks. 67114.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton, Ks.
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